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UN Open  Working Group  on Sustainable Development Goals 

SDGs and violence against women.


The 5th goal uses the words discrimination, violence and harmful practices as of 14 July 2014

Proposed goal 5. Attain gender equality, empower women and girls everywhere

5.1 end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls

5.2 eliminate
all forms of violence against all women and girls in public and private spaces and end their trafficking and sexual exploitation

5.3 eliminate
allharmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilations

5.4 recognize and redistribute unpaid care and domestic work through shared responsibility within the family and the provision of appropriate public services

5.5 ensure full and effective participation and leadership of women at all levels of decision-making in the public and private sectors

5.6 ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights in accordance with the Programme of Action of the ICPD and the Beijing Platform for Action

5.a ensure women’s equal right to own and control assets and productive resources

5.b by 2030 achieve universal access to ICT for women and men to promote women’s empowerment

5.c promote sound, enforceable and monitorable legislation and policies for the promotion of gender equality at all levels

 From Phyllis Scott (CIR Canada) who also includes the 1993 UN Declaration which gives a definition of  violence against women